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Procedure of geomorphological survey: a case study of Calabria, Italy

  • D. P. Rao
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Abstract

A geomorphological map of a part of Calabria, South Italy, prepared by adopting the ITC system of geomorphological survey is discussed. The approach with emphasis on form and process was found suitable to bring out the Quaternary sea level changes and associated climatic fluctuations in the form of landform distribution A brief history of the geomorphology of the area is also presented.

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Pleistocene Glacial Period Slope Instability Marine Terrace Geomorphological Unit 
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© Springer-Verlag 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. P. Rao
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  1. 1.GeomorphologistIndian Photo-interpretation InstituteDehra Dun

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